The '''University of Chicago''' ('''U of C''', '''Chicago''', or '''UChicago''') is a private university|private research university
. It holds top-ten positions in numerous national and international rankings and measures.
The university, established in 1890, is composed of College of the University of Chicago|the College
, various graduate programs, and interdisciplinary committees organized into five academic research divisions and seven professional school
s. Beyond liberal arts|the arts
, Chicago is also well known for its professional schools, which include the Pritzker School of Medicine
, the University of Chicago Booth School of Business|Booth School of Business
, the University of Chicago Law School|Law School
, the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration|School of...